Monthly Archives: "October 2013"

Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago… On Saturday October 19, 2013, curtains will open on the Noble Douglas Lilliput Foundation for the Arts’ (NDLFA’s) first ever collaborative production, Vecinos…we are Neighbours. The cross-cultural presentation brings two of the region’s foremost contemporary dance companies, the Venezuelan dance company, Fundación Coreoarte, and the Noble Douglas Dance Company Inc. (NDDCI), to the Queen’s Hall stage. With an emphasis on the strength that collaborative initiatives cultivate, Vecinos brings the iconic works of neighbouring dance companies centre stage. The choreography of Coreoarte’s founder and masterRead More
Stephen “Ragga” Marley announces new Spring 2014 dates for his U.S. tour. He will no longer be hitting the road this fall due to a change in his album release date. In anticipation of his third studio album Revelation Part 2: The Fruit of Life, the eight-time Grammy award winner and son of reggae legend Bob Marley has already dropped two new sizzling singles – “Bongo Nyah” feat. Spragga Benz & Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley and “You & Me Attract” feat. Busy Signal.” The new tour dates will support RevelationRead More
On November 5, 2013, 17 North Parade will unlock another one of its musical treasures, Eek-A-Mouse’s 2 CD+DVD Reggae Anthology: Eek-Ology. The VP Records vintage imprint reveals a rare exclusive clip from the DVD, which features Eek-A-Mouse’s iconic performance at the 1982 Reggae Sunsplash festival in Jamaica. Eek-A-Mouse shouts out KCRW during this live on-stage performance, so it only seemed fitting to have Southern California’s leading National Public Radio affiliate shed some light on their connection with reggae during this time. Tom Schnabel, KCRW’s former Music Director who started theRead More
During NYC’s 2013 CMJ Music Marathon, R&B newcomer BOY/FRIEND will make his debut performance at The FADER FORT by Converse tomorrow (Fri. Oct. 18). BOY/FRIEND will hit the stage at 6:45pm ET sharp inside Converse Rubber Tracks in Brooklyn. Visit The FADER for full line-up and more information. Following his debut album Leather Weather and Leather Weather Worldwide: The Remixes (both available for free via Soundcloud), BOY/FRIEND drops a video for his brand new dance-inspired track “Adam,” produced by his go-to music partner MNTN and nightlife’s world-famous Mel DeBarge. TheRead More
Sometimes, through the most trying and frustrating of times, the simple wish to forget about all your worries temporarily dances through the minds of many. That desire to go somewhere remote and surreal is echoed through the hearts of many seeking solace. These emotions are real and identifiable and Kerwin Du Bois through his prolific songwriting in his hit single ‘Forget About It’ is speaking to and for every person that has uttered the words “I just want to forget about it.” With minimal planning, Du Bois and ace videographerRead More
‘Lead the Way’ EP is a compilation effort featuring multiple fan favorites, which have been re-mastered and re-packaged as well as new material. This EP will be released under the Bebble Rock music label giving new attention and strength to tracks previously released. Some of the previous released tunes were part of the many independent projects Kabaka Pyramid has been a part of over the past year and has received worldwide recognition for. ‘Lead the Way’ EP consists of tracks produced by local and international producers giving it a universalRead More

Posted On October 22, 2013By altonIn Music Reviews, Music-News Radio, News

My Destination – Zagga

Kingston (JA) – ‘My Destination’ is the chosen title for Zagga’s latest release on Chimney Records’ new compilation called ‘Rising Sun Riddim’. This song was released on October 11, 2013 on ZIP 103 FM and Irie FM. ‘My Destination’ is a reflection of the artiste’s‘easy going’ personality and is a fitting addition to his growing collection of positive music. Zagga says he sticks to positive music because “It feels right. I love making music people will feel rather than just hear”. He also states that the feedback he has beenRead More
(Atlanta, Georgia)… A two hour event intended to provide professional Bahamians with the opportunity to be interviewed and considered for a job in the tourism sector, exceeded the expectations of Baha Mar Human Resources personnel and officers at The Bahamas Consulate Office in Atlanta. The mega-development and the diplomatic arm were collaborators in the Discovery Day Mixer which took place on October 11 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel on 265 Peachtree Street, Atlanta. The affair not only drew Bahamians from Georgia, but also saw citizens from Tennessee, Alabama, the CarolinasRead More
FORT de FRANCE, Martinique – The stage is set for the launch of the Caribbean’s most important gathering on tourism development, the Caribbean Tourism Organization(CTO)’s State of the Industry Conference (SOTIC). The conference opens here tomorrow (Wednesday 16 October) with a ceremony that is expected to feature addresses from several dignitaries, including Hon. Serge Letchimy, the Congressman to the French Assembly and President of the Regional Council of Martinique; the country’s tourism commissioner, Hon. Karine Roy-Camille and the chairman of the CTO, Hon. Beverly Nicholson-Doty. During two full days ofRead More
Gyptian is revving up for his upcoming studio album Sex, Love and Reggae (October 29, VP Records) and reveals his “colorful” title track today via Pitchfork. The Major Lazer and Jerry Wonda produced single “Sex, Love and Reggae” features guest vocals from Angela Hunte (co-writer for Jay Z’s Grammy-winning “Empire State of Mind”) and Trinidadian soca king Bunji Garlin. In support of Sex, Love and Reggae, the reggae star is currently touring the United States. He will be performing in the Southeast, Northeast and West Coast regions until early November.Read More